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Last year, Colorado became the first state state to end qualified immunity (QI). Leslie Herod and Mari Newman were instrumental in passing this reform. In USA Today, the trailblazers discuss how they led their state toward eliminating QI.
The New York Times recently published a new article on recent developments that suggest the Supreme Court may be open to trimming the qualified immunity doctrine that shields police officers from lawsuits.